story of Pathe ep 4

Mountains

Mountains (1910)

Volcanic activity, location unknown.

India Today AKA In India To-Day

India Today AKA In India To-Day (1930)

Mahatma Gandhi completes march to break salt laws. India.

India Takes Over

India Takes Over (1947)

Story about the hand over of power in India and Pakistan.

India's Great Day

India's Great Day (1947)

Scenes in India and Pakistan on Independence day.

India's Great Day

India's Great Day (1947)

Scenes of joy as India and Pakistan gain their independence from Britain.

Indian Village And Market

Indian Village And Market

Atmospheric shots of people in the streets in an Indian town.

Indian Troops In France

Indian Troops In France (1940)

Indian troops landing and making camp in France in World War Two.

House Of Windsor Reel 4 AKA House Of Windsor Roll 4

House Of Windsor Reel 4 AKA House Of Windsor Roll 4 (1937)

Documentary about the Royal Family.

Holiday With Everything - Reel 2

Holiday With Everything - Reel 2 (1959)

Family of four takes a cruise to the Mediterranean on the SS Arcadia. c. 1959

Holiday With Everything -  Reel 1

Holiday With Everything - Reel 1 (1959)

Family of four takes a cruise to the Mediterranean on the SS Arcadia. c. 1959

Greek Islands

Greek Islands (1961)

An item following a trip round the picturesque Greek islands taking in Aegina, Poros and Hydra.

Girl Motorcyclists AKA Vespas

Girl Motorcyclists AKA Vespas (1952)

Four girls take a trip to France on their Vespas.

Ghandi

Ghandi (1922)

Ghandi at Congress rally in India.

Gandhi Fast Brings New India Crisis! AKA Ghandi Fast

Gandhi Fast Brings New India Crisis! AKA Ghandi Fast

Footage of Gandhi at a meeting and an interview with the British Governor of Bombay.

Final Edition Prelude To A Royal Journey

Final Edition Prelude To A Royal Journey (1970)

Pathe's final gazette issue features colour item about Australia and New Zealand.

In Peary's Footsteps - No 4

In Peary's Footsteps - No 4 (1933)

Footage of continuing voyage of explorer Captain Bob Bartlett on trip to North Pole.

In Peary's Footsteps No 7

In Peary's Footsteps No 7 (1933)

The continuing story of explorer Captain Bob Bartlett's trip to the North Pole.

In Peary's Footsteps - No 9

In Peary's Footsteps - No 9 (1933)

The final stage of Captain Bartlett trip sees work completed on memorial to Peary. North Pole.

Mexico

Mexico (1963)

A tour around Mexico - modern and ancient.

Men Of India!

Men Of India! (1941)

Interesting item shows a day in the life of a soldier of the Indian Army.

Lure Of The East Cuts Reel 4

Lure Of The East Cuts Reel 4 (1924)

Cuts for documentary tracing an extraordinary road trip between Leeds and India in 1924.

Lure Of The East Cuts Reel 3

Lure Of The East Cuts Reel 3 (1924)

Cuts for documentary tracing an extraordinary road trip between Leeds and India in 1924.

Lure Of The East Cuts Reel 2

Lure Of The East Cuts Reel 2 (1924)

Cuts for documentary tracing an extraordinary road trip between Leeds and India in 1924.

Lure Of The East Cuts Reel 1

Lure Of The East Cuts Reel 1 (1924)

Cuts for documentary tracing an extraordinary road trip between Leeds and India in 1924.

Lure Of The East Reels 1 And 2

Lure Of The East Reels 1 And 2 (1924)

Documentary tracing an extraordinary road trip between Leeds and India in 1924.

London's Nightworld - Reel 2

London's Nightworld - Reel 2 (1947)

Great documentary showing various evening entertainments available to tourists in London.

Le Touquet

Le Touquet (1950)

A cab driver takes three women from London to Le Touquet in France.

Leeds To Quetta By Motor  AKA Leeds To Quatta By Motor

Leeds To Quetta By Motor AKA Leeds To Quatta By Motor

Major Leith drives to Pakistan from Britain.

Lambeth -

Lambeth - "No Colour Bar" Dance (1955)

Black and white dance together in Lambeth Town Hall.

Jamaicans Arriving

Jamaicans Arriving (1950)

Good shots of immigrants from the West Indies arriving in Southampton.

Israel - Ancient And Modern

Israel - Ancient And Modern (1969)

Israel as a holiday destination is proposed in this travelogue.

In The Isles Of Delight

In The Isles Of Delight (1932)

Travelogue showing the beauties of the island of Tahiti.

Excelsior ... A La Motor Cycle!

Excelsior ... A La Motor Cycle! (1932)

Two French men ride their motor cycles up the 8,000 feet of Mt. Brevent, nr Chamonix.

Escape From Toil Reel 1

Escape From Toil Reel 1 (1959)

Nice travelogue through Switzerland - also happens to be an advert for the Wolseley 1500 saloon car. c. 1959

Black And White Sands

Black And White Sands (1961)

A black and a golden beach run parallel to each other on the island of Grenada.

Bermuda

Bermuda (1968)

Glorious scenery in this travelogue of Bermuda.

Battle In Burma

Battle In Burma (1944)

Last shots of General Wingate + British troops fighting in Burmese jungle.

Battle Diary

Battle Diary (1944)

Interview with war cameraman Terry Ashwood, and a look at some of his work at the front.

Bathurst Island Issue Title Antipodes Calling

Bathurst Island Issue Title Antipodes Calling (1938)

A look at the work of white missionaries with aboriginal tribes on remote island.

Athens

Athens (1961)

A travelogue around Athens, Piraeus and Vouliagmini.

Asia

Asia (1960)

Short sequence showing religious buildings and a floating market - possibly Thailand.

Around The World

Around The World (1967)

Around the world in nearly 8 minutes and in no particular order in this rip-snortingly fast tour!

Armchair Alps

Armchair Alps (1965)

The spectacular views of the Alpine peaks as tourists flock to the region.

An Old Indian Name AKA Colour Film Of 1928

An Old Indian Name AKA Colour Film Of 1928

Stencil colour views of waterfalls in America, a Sunset and textile work in Spain.

And Felix Goes Too

And Felix Goes Too (1924)

Felix doll accompanies young explorers on Arctic expedition.

Alexandria AKA Magic Carpet Land

Alexandria AKA Magic Carpet Land (1963)

A travelogue item about Alexandria, Egypt.

Ageless Iraq Reel 1

Ageless Iraq Reel 1 (1950)

Documentary about life in Iraq - political history, religion, traditions, industry etc.

Ageless Iraq Reel 2

Ageless Iraq Reel 2 (1950)

Documentary about life in Iraq - political history, religion, traditions, industry etc.

Blood Will Out - Blood Donation

Blood Will Out - Blood Donation (1943)

Ministry of Information trailer encouraging people to donate blood.

BOAC And Bwia Present A Flying Visit To The Caribbean

BOAC And Bwia Present A Flying Visit To The Caribbean (1960)

Travelogue treating us to beautiful scenes and wonderful music from the Caribbean islands.

Borneo And The Pygmy Cannibals

Borneo And The Pygmy Cannibals

Explorers visit Borneo - they punt along a river, meet some pygmies, see hunting with poisoned darts etc

Greece In Colour

Greece In Colour

Beautiful stencil colour (or hand coloured) travelogue - probably Greece.

Early To Bed - Trailer

Early To Bed - Trailer (1949)

A short trailer film encouraging parents to put their children to bed by Seven o'clock.

Corsican Holiday Reel 3 Of 3

Corsican Holiday Reel 3 Of 3 (1950)

Travelogue using a romance narrative to show the splendour of Corsica as a holiday destination.

Corsican Holiday Reel 2 Of 3

Corsican Holiday Reel 2 Of 3 (1950)

Travelogue using a romance narrative to show the splendour of Corsica as a holiday destination.

Corsican Holiday Reel 1

Corsican Holiday Reel 1 (1950)

Travelogue using a romance narrative to show the splendour of Corsica as a holiday destination.

City Of Fez

City Of Fez (1960)

The architecture, busy streets and markets of Fez in Morocco.

Cheese Market

Cheese Market (1955)

The Friday cheese market in Alkmaar, Holland is seen in full swing.

Canadian Tour Plus Other Prince Of Wales Material

Canadian Tour Plus Other Prince Of Wales Material (1911)

Footage of Prince Edward, Prince of Wales, on visits abroad and at various events.

Camel Market AKA Camel And Donkey Market

Camel Market AKA Camel And Donkey Market (1959)

An English teenage girl is shown the traditional camel market in Marrakech.

Cadenabbia And Venice

Cadenabbia And Venice (1958)

Travelogue showing the pleasures of Lake Como and Venice.

Bygones

Bygones (1978)

A look behind the scenes at Pathe in the 1970s - including Larry McKinna in a red jumper!

Bridgetown - Barbados - Lady Coal Shovelers In British West Indies

Bridgetown - Barbados - Lady Coal Shovelers In British West Indies (1920)

Footage of women coal shovelers at work in the British West Indies.

Bo Durbar

Bo Durbar (1961)

Queen Elizabeth II visits Bo and Kenema, and also sees a diamond mine. Sierra Leone.

Bosporus - Istanbul

Bosporus - Istanbul (1910)

Views of Istanbul from a ship on the water.

Africa Beware - Other Items In On 457 Have This Title

Africa Beware - Other Items In On 457 Have This Title (1910)

Scenes from North African souk.

Concorde Take-Off

Concorde Take-Off (1969)

Great colour footage of first Concorde flight at Toulouse.

Tripoli And Beyond

Tripoli And Beyond (1943)

Pathe cameraman Terry Ashwood reports from desert.

Trails And Rails

Trails And Rails (1930)

Educational film detailing the building of railways in West Africa.

To Greenland's Icy Mountains No. 1

To Greenland's Icy Mountains No. 1 (1932)

First part of a series following Captain 'Bob' Bartlett's Greenland exhibition.

To Greenland's Icy Mountains No. 3

To Greenland's Icy Mountains No. 3 (1932)

Captain Bob Bartlett reaches Reykjavik - nice street scenes and thermal activity shots.

To Greenland's Icy Mountains No. 2

To Greenland's Icy Mountains No. 2 (1932)

Captain Bartlett arrives in Newfoundland for a rest stop - good footage of "Morrissey" on stormy seas.

Time To Remember - Turn Of The Century  1896 - 1902  - Record E - Reel 1

Time To Remember - Turn Of The Century 1896 - 1902 - Record E - Reel 1 (1900)

Scenes from life at the turn of the century - life in Britain and around the world

The Story Of India Tea

The Story Of India Tea (1917)

Nice story about the process of making tea in India.

The Stone Age Men Of Australia No. 1

The Stone Age Men Of Australia No. 1 (1933)

Men of the Mackay Aerial Survey Expedition study a group of Aborigines at Cockatoo Creek.

The Stone Age Men Of Australia No 2

The Stone Age Men Of Australia No 2 (1933)

Anthropological film looking at the customs of Aborigine in Central Australia.

The Sands Of The Desert

The Sands Of The Desert (1924)

Great shots of jeeps driving through the Sahara Desert.

The Royal Tour Of The West Indies  Part 1

The Royal Tour Of The West Indies Part 1 (1954)

Colour documentary - Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip touring Commonwealth countries.

The Royal Tour - Fiji And Tonga - Reel 1  Part 2

The Royal Tour - Fiji And Tonga - Reel 1 Part 2 (1954)

Colour documentary - Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip touring Commonwealth countries.

The Royal Tour - Fiji And Tonga - Reel 1  Part 1

The Royal Tour - Fiji And Tonga - Reel 1 Part 1 (1954)

Colour documentary - Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip touring Commonwealth countries.

The Royal Tour Of New Zealand - Reel 2

The Royal Tour Of New Zealand - Reel 2 (1954)

Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, tour New Zealand and we see various customs and traditions along the way.

Troops From The Gold Coast

Troops From The Gold Coast (1941)

Black African soldiers being trained to fight in British Army.

Viennese Waltz

Viennese Waltz (1963)

Travelogue promoting Vienna as a travel destination.

Visit To The South Sea Islands - Colour

Visit To The South Sea Islands - Colour (1950)

Colour footage of South Sea Islands - tropical beaches, native villages and tourists having fun.

"May Your Names Go Down To History As Those Of Men Who Served India Well" (1930)

Shots of delegates to the India Round Table Conference in London.

7 Year Trek

7 Year Trek (1921)

Commander Weston and his family prepare to take their car on a seven year round the world tour.

African Safari

African Safari (1962)

Exploration of South African wildlife and Zulu culture. Great shots of rhinos and of Zulu dance.

Venice Scenes

Venice Scenes (1898)

Turn of the Century scenes of St. Mark's Square in Venice.

Coronation Of George V

Coronation Of George V (1911)

Various shots of the Coronation procession for King George V.

Cocoa In South Africa

Cocoa In South Africa (1920)

Cocoa farming and processing in South Africa.

[to] Greenland's Icy Mountains No. 7

[to] Greenland's Icy Mountains No. 7 (1932)

Captain Bartlett's last report on his voyage to Greenland.

[to] Greenland's Icy Mountains No. 6

[to] Greenland's Icy Mountains No. 6 (1932)

Further adventures of Captain Bob Bartlett - polar bear hunting and seal watching.

[to] Greenland's Icy Mountains No. 5

[to] Greenland's Icy Mountains No. 5 (1932)

Further adventures of eccentric Bob Bartlett - this week his ship is stuck fast in the ice.

[to] Greenland's Icy Mountains No. 4

[to] Greenland's Icy Mountains No. 4 (1932)

Lovely footage of Eskimo life in Greenland.

Zither Man

Zither Man (1950)

Anton Karas plays "Harry Lime" theme and "Cafe Mozart" on the zither at the Empress Club.

Young Girl Playing And Watching Tv

Young Girl Playing And Watching Tv (1970)

A young girl plays in the park and watching TV at home.

Women's Island

Women's Island (1957)

An item about the beautiful island of Grand Cayman where most of the inhabitants are women.

West Indian Teacher

West Indian Teacher (1969)

West Indian teacher Yvonne Conolly with children at Ring Cross Infant School in Highbury.

Royal Tour Of New Zealand - 1

Royal Tour Of New Zealand - 1 (1954)

Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, tour New Zealand and we see various customs and traditions along the way.

The Papal Pilgrimage - Technicolor

The Papal Pilgrimage - Technicolor (1964)

Good story about visit of Pope Paul VI to the Sites of the Holy Land.

Round The World No. 4 With The Pictorial Cameraman On

Round The World No. 4 With The Pictorial Cameraman On "The Empress Of Britain" (1933)

Whirling Dervish dancing in the desert near Cairo.

Round The World - No 2

Round The World - No 2 (1933)

Footage of Italy, Greece and Jerusalem.

Round The World - No 1

Round The World - No 1 (1933)

Footage of round the world trip aboard the ocean liner the 'Empress of Britain'.

Rhodesia

Rhodesia (1964)

Strangely aggressive story, concentrating on the force of progress steaming through Rhodesia.

Prince Of Wales Tour Of South Africa

Prince Of Wales Tour Of South Africa (1920)

The Prince of Wales of tour of South Africa.

Prince Of Wales South African Tour - Reel 10

Prince Of Wales South African Tour - Reel 10 (1925)

Good footage of the Prince of Wales' Royal Tour of South Africa in 1925.

Prince In New Zealand  AKA Wellington's Wonderful Welcome

Prince In New Zealand AKA Wellington's Wonderful Welcome (1920)

A story about Prince Edward's visit to New Zealand.

Pathe Review I AKA American Travelogue

Pathe Review I AKA American Travelogue

Great shots of the Philippines, the Bowery district of New York and Palermo in Sicily.

Pathe Reporter Meets

Pathe Reporter Meets (1948)

Hitchcock interviews Ingrid Bergman at Heathrow & Jamaican immigrants arrive at Tilbury.

Pathecolor Sic Nature's Teacup - Crater Lake In Oregon

Pathecolor Sic Nature's Teacup - Crater Lake In Oregon

Stencil colour material - scenic views of Crater Lake and the landscape which surrounds it.

Paris Exhibition

Paris Exhibition

Great scenes from the Turn of the Century exhibition in Paris.

Papooses!

Papooses! (1928)

Various shots of Native American Indian babies being weighed by Caucasian nurses.

Over The Alps

Over The Alps (1920)

Aerial views of the Alps.

Oranges And Lemons

Oranges And Lemons (1956)

Oranges and harvest traditions from around the world, starting and finishing in Covent Garden, London.

Round The World With The

Round The World With The "Pictorial" Cameraman On "The Empress Of Britain" (1933)

This week they visit Java, see a strange method of transport and bathing in the river.

Round The World No. 9 With The Pictorial Cameraman On

Round The World No. 9 With The Pictorial Cameraman On "The Empress Of Britain" (1933)

Travelogue piece featuring landmarks and entertainment of Thailand.

Round The World No. 11 With The Pictorial Cameraman On

Round The World No. 11 With The Pictorial Cameraman On "The Empress Of Britain" (1933)

Scenes in Japan - cute children, traditional hairstyles, religious ceremony.

The Kenya Story

The Kenya Story (1961)

Travelogue showing the wildlife, countryside, cities, and beach resorts of Kenya in Africa.

The Island Of St. Kilda

The Island Of St. Kilda (1908)

Great early travelogue about the Island of St. Kilda in Scotland's Outer Hebrides.

The Hot Springs Of New Zealand - Colour

The Hot Springs Of New Zealand - Colour (1950)

Maori guide showing the tourists the hot springs in New Zealand - colour.

The Great Coronation Durbar - Delhi

The Great Coronation Durbar - Delhi

King George V and Queen Mary for massive celebration of the Royal Coronation.

The Day In Deauville

The Day In Deauville

Lovely film showing fun at the beach and on the promenade in Deauville.

Theatre Party Leaves For Paris

Theatre Party Leaves For Paris (1920)

Footage of theatre group preparing to leave for France.

Terry Ashwood Receives Obe - Colour

Terry Ashwood Receives Obe - Colour (1969)

Terry Ashwood receives OBE in Buckingham Palace - Colour.

Tanganyika

Tanganyika (1961)

Travelogue showing the diverse sights of Tanzania / Tanganyika in Africa.

South America's Warm Welcome

South America's Warm Welcome (1925)

Prince Edward, Prince of Wales, is welcomed to Uruguay on trip to Argentina.

Solomon Isles Issue Title - Going Places

Solomon Isles Issue Title - Going Places (1937)

A tribal chief talks about how Methodist Missionaries brought "civilisation" to islands.

Schoolgirl In Italy

Schoolgirl In Italy (1958)

Romantic but educational travelogue around Italy seen through the lens of a schoolgirl's camera.

Schoolgirl In Egypt

Schoolgirl In Egypt (1956)

Schoolgirl Gay Ashwood travels to Giza and Cairo in Egypt and tours the sights with a guide.

Round The World No. 13 With The Pictorial Cameraman On

Round The World No. 13 With The Pictorial Cameraman On "The Empress Of Britain" (1933)

Last leg of the journey - the Panama Canal.

Round The World No. 12  With The Pictorial Cameraman On

Round The World No. 12 With The Pictorial Cameraman On "The Empress Of Britain" (1933)

Good surfing footage from 1933 in Hawaii.

Operation 'larder'  AKA Operation Larder

Operation 'larder' AKA Operation Larder (1946)

Food Minister Ben Smith speaks about food crisis. Also shots of famine victims in Bengal.